Order in Chaos

Photograph by Francois Malan.

Photography contest, Honorable Mention.

Incense smoke swirling in quiet air. Negative image.

Mr. Malan writes that his photograph “illustrates how apparent design can be induced in apparently chaotic natural phenomena,” though the smoke is not truly chaotic until it “goes over into true turbulence.” He concludes, “Physics, all there’s to it.”